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2012 pilgrimage: We will not compromise aircraft safety -NCPC boss

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Abuja –  Mr John-Kennedy Opara, the Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), says the commission will not compromise quality in the selection of aircrafts for the transportation of pilgrims for the 2012 pilgrimage.

Opara said this during an interactive session with newsmen on the preparation of the commission for the 2012 exercise in Abuja on Thursday.

He said that the commission was aware of the fears nursed in some quarters over the safety of air transportation in the country, assuring that only the best aircrafts would be used for the 2012 exercise.

The executive secretary said that only aircrafts that measured up to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) standards would be approved for the transportation of pilgrims for the exercise. (NAN)

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